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An open letter to my white ‘friends’ who remain silent

Tuesday, many of us who have the privilege of still being employed during the coronavirus pandemic, kicked off our post-Memorial Day holiday week with...

5 things to consider before sharing ‘trauma porn’ videos on social media

Last year following the death of Nipsey Hussle, I wrote a piece about the lack of discernment many people showed while sharing traumatic videos...

#SaltyAF: Has it become impossible to make Black audiences happy?

Over the weekend Netflix finally premiered its highly anticipated Kenya Barris offering #blackAF and as per usual Black Twitter wasted no time giving its...

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How did a rapper/actor make it to the final episode of a competition show named The Masked Singer? Ask Bow Wow. The young superstar bested the likes of Chaka Khan, Dionne Warwick, Jordyn Woods, and Lil Wayne, taking the bronze...
HBO just dropped a full-length trailer for its upcoming series from Michaela Coel, I May Destroy You.  In the series, Coel stars alongside Weruche Opia, Paapa Essiedu, Aml Ameen, Adam James, Sarah Niles, and Ann Akin. Other cast members include...

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Venus Williams launches new sunscreen line for women of color

Venus Williams may be a world-renowned athlete but now the legendary tennis player is parlaying...
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Kevin Hart shares details on his new audiobook ‘The Decision: Overcoming Today’s BS for Tomorrow’s Success’

After a successful first book release, Kevin Hart decides to once again enter the literary...

Does the coronavirus now mean that I can’t give ‘dap’ anymore? 

As the novel coronavirus continues to spread throughout the country, forcing us all to practice...

Omar describes life as a fearless fighter in new memoir

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar’s metamorphosis from refugee to the first Somali-American in...
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Black women open up about dating other POC amid Hollywood spotlight

For decades, interracial relationships in Hollywood were rarely, if ever, seen. When pairings did grace...

Sports

Venus Williams launches new sunscreen line for women of color

Venus Williams may be a world-renowned athlete but now the legendary tennis player is parlaying...

NBA’s Michael Porter Jr. says people should ‘pray’ for officers who killed George Floyd

Denver Nuggets star Michael Porter Jr. found himself in hot water on Wednesday after he...
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Apple announces short-form sports docuseries ‘Greatness Code’ featuring LeBron James

Streaming platforms are working to produce the best original content as demand rises for multiple...

Former NBA star Stephen Jackson mourns ‘brother’ George Floyd killed by Minneapolis police

In his career former basketball star and NBA champion Stephen Jackson was probably best known...
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Leaked audio suggests Michael Jordan refused to play in 1992 Olympics with Isiah Thomas

A new recording has put one of the claims Michael Jordan made in The Last Dance into question: specifically regarding his ongoing feud with Isiah Thomas.

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2 Chainz’s Atlanta restaurant shut down for violating COVID-19 guidelines

The Georgia State Police have reportedly shut down one of 2 Chainz’s Atlanta area restaurants for...

White man calls cops on Black men at Minneapolis WeWork gym

There are constant reminders that being a Black person in America is exhausting and a...
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NBA says it is talking with Disney about resuming season

The NBA is in talks with The Walt Disney Company on a single-site scenario for...

Hanifa launches Pink Label Congo collection using 3D models on IG Live

Hanifa has rocked social media by debuting its latest collection from designer Anifa Mvuemba on...

Frank Baker gifts $1 million to fund scholarships, graduates’ tuition at Spelman College

A group of Spelman College students has received a blessing, akin to one that Morehouse...